Name details

Seymour Island

Seymour Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Seymour Island  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 131448

Feature type: Island (5)

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

Island 10 mi long and 5 mi wide at its greatest breadth, lying 1 mi NE of Snow Hill Island at the S margin of Erebus and Terror Gulf The NE end of this feature was sighted by a British expedition under Ross, Jan. 6, 1843, and named Cape Seymour after R. Admiral George Francis Seymour. Its insular nature was determined by Capt. C.A. Larsen in 1892-93 and the name Seymour has since been extended to the entire island.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 17' 00.0" S
- 64.28333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
56° 45' 00.0" W
- 56.75000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1952

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